This week my teaser lines come from one of the books I'm reading for the Pre-1960 Classic Children's Book Reading Challenge. It's L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, first published in 1900. Don't know why it's taken me so long to get around to this one -- especially since I love the movie so much. This snippet comes from Chapter 6 ("The Cowardly Lion"), right at the end:
The Tin Woodman knew very well he had no heart, and therefore he took great care never to be cruel or unkind to anything.Yes, that sounds right, but oh, if it were just that simple!
"You people with hearts," he said, "have something to guide you, and need never do wrong...."
|Cover of the First Edition. Image by Wikipedia.|
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